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jen·ny

 (jĕn′ē)
n. pl. jen·nies
1. The female of certain animals, especially a donkey or a wren.
2. A spinning jenny.

[From the name Jenny.]
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jenny

(ˈdʒɛnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a hand-operated machine for turning up the edge of a piece of sheet metal in preparation for making a joint
2. (Animals) the female of certain animals or birds, esp a donkey, ass, or wren
3. (Mechanical Engineering) short for spinning jenny
4. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker an in-off. See long jenny, short jenny
[C17: from the name Jenny, diminutive of Jane]
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jen•ny

(ˈdʒɛn i)

n., pl. -nies.
2. the female of certain animals, esp. a female donkey or a female bird.
[1590–1600; generic use of Jenny, proper name]
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Jenny

A female donkey, but it was also a name sometimes applied to female mules.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jenny - United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)
2.jenny - female donkey
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jenny

n (= donkey)Eselin f; (= mule)weibliches Maultier; (= spinning jenny)(frühe) Feinspinnmaschine
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An ugly woman, very poorly clothed, hurried in while I was glancing at them, and coming straight up to the mother, said, "Jenny! Jenny!" The mother rose on being so addressed and fell upon the woman's neck.
I say condoled, but her only words were "Jenny! Jenny!" All the rest was in the tone in which she said them.
I only thought that perhaps the Angel of the child might not be all unconscious of the woman who replaced it with so compassionate a hand; not all unconscious of her presently, when we had taken leave, and left her at the door, by turns looking, and listening in terror for herself, and saying in her old soothing manner, "Jenny, Jenny!"
Heat 7: 1 Old FortPio, 2 Jennys Boy, 3 Baytown Bubba, 4 Burgess Eddie (m), 5 Lugs Branno (m), 6 Bogside Leader (m).
The Wailin' Jennys will captivate audiences with spellbinding harmonies on Oct.
class="MsoNormalI was able to understand that Jennys uniqueness in deciding to leave this planet was a reasonable decision for her and that she had her own unique reasons.
4m 7.7s (5yo+) heavy, PS4,094: 1 Joined 2 out, soon ridden, assert final 100yds, ridden GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 2.25 POINT N SHOOT FILATORE 2.55 BURROWS EDGE BURROWS EDGE 3.25 CAWDOR HOUSE BERT CAWDOR HOUSE BERT 4.00 SARTENE'S SON LIME STREET 4.35 SHOTGUN PADDY JENNYS SURPRISE 5.10 GRANARD SAVOY COURT GARRY OWEN
Jennys Surprise (4.10) always thrives at this time of year.
Favorite Music: I love Tori Kelly, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareillis, Coldplay, Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, The Beatles, The Indigo Girls, The Wailin' Jennys, Ruth B., MisterWives, Hailey Knox, Abba, and Alessia Cara.
Jennys Surprise seemed to find her handicap mark too much to handle at Wincanton and needs today's event to fall apart to figure.
It will be no shock if JENNYS SURPRISE (1.35) lands the Silver Buck Chase at Wincanton.
He said: "There's no reason why the Sharons [Ni Bheolain] or the Alices or the Jennys [Greene] shouldn't be paid exactly the same, in fact an awful lot of them are much more talented than the guys.